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Hamilton Film Festival: Emerging Filmmakers
November 11 @ 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm
A collection of shorts from first time filmmakers, and students. 87m
Red String of Fate, 10m, FTF, SciFi / Cyberpunk, Canada, Lovina Yavari
In the year 2090, a robotics engineer tries to bring her fallen lover back to life.
Liminal, 12m, FTF, Drama, Dan Abramovici
Steve lives both his past and present concurrently. As time is compressed and he flows through spirals of love and sexuality, Steve finds himself in a transition; stuck between a family life built on half measures, and a desire for a more authentic experience.
OVERPLAY, 28m, FTF / Student, Drama, Thriller, Canada, Hamilton, Dane Cecchelli
Miles has the perfect plan: steal loads of cash from his drug dealer Brooks without him ever knowing who’s involved. His broke friends are all for it. And it even seems like they pulled it off, at first. But one miss-step brings the whole plan crashing down. Will Miles manage to make off with the money? Or will this reckless scheme be the last mistake he ever makes?
The Exit Plan, 14m, UK / Australia, FTF, Angus Wilkinson
In an overpopulated future, an elderly woman is visited by a young government official to check she is complying with the “Exit Plan” policy. However, when the agent interrogates her further he soon realizes she has something ‘planned’ for him.
Matroschka, 8m, Germany, FTF, Jana Filzhuth
German with English Subtitles
During her birthday Hannah es recording video messages for her ex-boyfriend to whom she has no contact since the breakup. She finally wants to tell him all the things that never have been said. Longing for liberation out of years of imagined repression. While she is trying to find closure, she is struggeling with her conscience and needs. It follows an interaction of feelings out of sarcasm, anger, grief but also honesty and joy.
Middle of Nowhere, 15m, Canada, Molly Shears
After the sudden death of their older brother, Dezzy and Oscar move to Northern Canada to spend the summer with their chain-smoking grandma. When Oscar becomes preoccupied with trying to impress their overconfident cousin, Dezzy seeks refuge in a mysterious creature she sees in the woods.